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An oil worker's helmet from the 1940s bearing the picture and name of Kelham Hall

©Jane Waterfield 2013


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Issue 130,  Spring 2014

  • Summer Walks and Visits 2013:
    • EMIAC 86 - Oils well that ends well
  • Winter Programme 2013/14:
    • History of the GEC Works, Rugby
    • Bradwell Mindmill
    • Appreciating Street Furbiture
    • Members Night:
      • Garratts in South Africa
      • Silk weaving
      • Rail over-bridge replacement in Rushton
  • Updates:
    • Then & Now: factory on corner of Bailiff St & Lorne Rd
    • Northampton's new station
    • Abington Street, Northampton
    • Phipps brewery back in Northampton town
  • Miscellany of Items of Interest:
    • Street to be reopened to vehicles next April
    • Hunsbury Hill fire damage
    • Archaeology team digs in for museum
    • Fire Museum bid scrapped
    • County's footwear history on-line
    • Rail group expects new line to be installed
    • Classic gasometers to go?
    • Do not alight here!
    • Snibston Colliery Museum in danger
    • Monuments needing watching
  • Of this and that including:
    • Number crunching
    • 10 things you didn't know about: Balls and Numbers
    • Church's Shoes and Wicksteed Lake
  • And Finally


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